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The Importance of Investing In Our People: Blue Bikes

By |January 3rd, 2018|

The Importance of Investing In Our People: Blue Bikes   
On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, I was privileged to attend the launch of a program that has the potential to change the character of a major American city for the better. And I’m even more privileged to be working for […]

Prescription Drug Safety Saves Lives

By |December 12th, 2017|

Note: This week, Mike is letting members of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Clinical Services team give you Straight Talk on how the national opioid epidemic is affecting Louisiana, and what we are doing to help everyone lower their risks and prevent prescription drug abuse. 

By Dr. Deirdre […]

Employers, Are You Ready for IRS Letter 226J?

By |December 1st, 2017|

Since early 2013, when we got the final rules for employers offering health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, I have spoken to and met personally with literally thousands of employers to help them understand their compliance burdens under the ACA as business owners. Many of them were, and […]

More Airline Friendly, Back on The Rack, Tracking Everything!

By |November 21st, 2017|

On Aug. 13, 2017, after seeing my weight on a scale hit more than 300 lbs. just two weeks after my 56th birthday, I drew a line in the sand.

“NO MORE!” I said to myself, and proceeded to make some health, diet and lifestyle changes all aimed at being sustainable. […]

So, What’s the Deal with Medicare and Open Enrollment?

By |November 14th, 2017|

Every year, tens of thousands of my friends and neighbors here in Louisiana turn 65 years old, thus “aging in” to the Medicare program. They will be joining over 55 million Americans already in the program.

If you have Medicare, you probably know that every fall brings a chance to make […]